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Steam Controller’s Haptic Motors Used to Play Music: Shake It Off

by Lambert Varias
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Like most modern controllers, Valve’s Steam Controller has actuators that generate haptic feedback. But YouTuber pilatomic discovered that you can make its motors sing.

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In his Steam Community post, pilatomic says he found out how to gain full control of the actuators while looking at how the controller communicated with Steam. To apply his discovery, he wrote a program that plays MIDI files through the actuators. Channel 0 plays on the actuator under the left trackpad and channel 1 plays on the actuator under the right trackpad.

All rise:

Just PC master race things. You can download pilatomic’s program from his SourceForge page.

[via PC Gamer]

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